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Where can I see the Total Solar Eclipse?

The Big Solar Eclipse for the United States is coming this month on August 21st. The First Total Eclipse in the US since 1979 will spand the entire country from West to East but only a small band of about 70 miles wide will witness the Full Total Eclipse. Just 12 states will witness the Total Eclipse with all the other states seeing a Partial Eclipse. Check the map and information below to see if your state is one of the lucky 12. To learn more about the different types of Solar Eclipses CLICK HERE.

The map aboves shows the path of the Total Eclipse on August 21st. Of the states in the Total Eclipse path some will get a good view with the path spanning the state for east to west while others will only see the Total Eclipse in a small area. If you are not in the 70 miles wide area you will still witness Partial Eclipse of the sun. For more information on Safely Viewing the Solar Eclipse CLICK HERE.

Viewing times for states in Total Eclipse path

Oregon

Oregon will be one of the lucky states to have the path of the Total Eclipse span the state from east to west. Viewing times vary by just a few minutes across the Total Eclipse path so use this map as a general referrence for viewing times in your area.

Oregon Solar Eclipse
Oregon (PDT) Eclipse Starts Totality Starts Duration of Totality
Salem 9:05 AM 10:17 AM 1m 54s
Madras 9:06 AM 10:19 AM 2m 2s
Prairie City 9:08 AM 10:22 AM 2m 6s

Idaho

Congradulations Idaho! The path of the Total Solar Eclipse will span your state from west to east making your state a great place to view the Solar Eclipse. Viewing times very by just a few minutes across the Total Eclipse path so use this map as a general referrence for viewing times in your area. If you are not in the Total Eclipse path you will see a very good Parial Eclipse with the moon mostly covering the sun.

Idaho Solar Eclipse
Idaho (MDT) Eclipse Starts Totality Starts Duration of Totality
Payette 10:10 AM 11:25 AM 1m 41s
Sun Valley 10:12 AM 11:29 AM 1m 13s
Idaho Falls 10:15 AM 11:33 AM 1m 41s

wymoming

Wyoming will be given a great show of August 21st with the path of the Total Solar Eclipse spaning the state from West to East. Viewing times vary by just a few minutes across the Total Eclipse path so use this map as a general referrence for viewing times in your area.

Wyoming Solar Eclipse
Wyoming (MDT) Eclipse Starts Totality Starts Duration of Totality
Jackson 10:16 AM 11:34 AM 2m 15s
Casper 10:22 AM 11:42 AM 2m 26s
Torrington 10:25 AM 11:46 AM 2m 6s

Nebraska

Nebraska is an ideal place to see the Solar Eclipse with large areas of the state seeing the Total Solar Eclipse. Viewing times vary by just a few minutes across the Total Eclipse path so use this map as a general referrence for viewing times in your area.

Nebraska Solar Eclipse
Nebraska Eclipse Starts Totality Starts Duration of Totality
Scottsbluff (MDT) 10:25 AM 11:48 AM 1m 42s
Stapleton (CDT) 11:30 AM 12:53 PM 2m 33s
Lincoln (CDT) 11:37 AM 1:02 PM 1m 24s

Kansas

Kansas will only experience the Total Eclipse in the very north-east corner of the state. Kansas City will be right on the edge of the Total Eclipse path seeing it for only 23 seconds. Viewing times vary by just a few minutes across the Total Eclipse path within the state so use this map as a general referrence for viewing times in your area.

Kansas Solar Eclipse
Kansas (CDT) Eclipse Starts Totality Starts Duration of Totality
Hiawatha 11:39 AM 1:04 PM 2m 34s
Kansas City 11:41 AM 1:08 PM 23s

Missouri

Missouri will be right in the path of the Total Solar Eclipse spanning the state from the north-west to the south-east. For quick reference we have picked 3 locations across Missouri and listed viewing times. Viewing times vary by a few minutes accoss the state so use this info to get a general idea when the eclipse will occur in your area.

Missouri Solar Eclipse
Missouri (CDT) Eclipse Starts Totality Starts Duration of Totality
St. Joseph 11:40 AM 1:06 PM 2m 38s
Fulton 11:46 AM 1:13 PM 2m 34s
Perryville 11:51 AM 1:18 PM 2m 34s

Illinois

Illinois gets a very small glimps of the Total Eclipse in the far southern tip of the state. While Illinous will see a small section of the eclipse path there is something very unique about Illinois. This is the only state that will see a Total Eclipse Aug 21 and in the next American eclipse in 2024. Viewing times vary by just a few minutes across the Total Eclipse path so use this map as a general referrence for viewing times in your area.

Illinois Solar Eclipse
Illinois (CDT) Eclipse Starts Totality Starts Duration of Totality
Carbondale 11:52 AM 1:20 PM 2m 37s

Kentucky

The path of the Total Eclipse will pass through the western most regions of Kentucky on August 21st. Viewing times vary by just a few minutes across the Total Eclipse path so use this map as a general referrence for viewing times in your area.

kentucky Solar Eclipse
Kentucky (CDT) Eclipse Starts Totality Starts Duration of Totality
Hopkinsville 11:56 AM 1:24 PM 2m 40s

Tennessee

Tennessee will get a great view with the Total Eclipse path passing through the middle of the state. Nashville is one of the largest cities to experience the Total Eclipse with a viewing time of 1 minutes and 55 seconds.

Tennessee Solar Eclipse
Tennessee (CDT) Eclipse Starts Totality Starts Duration of Totality
Nashville 11:58 AM 1:27 PM 1m 55s

North Carolina

The path of the Total Solar Eclipse will pass through the Western tip of North Carolina darkening the skies over the Nantahala National Forest.

North Carolina Solar Eclipse
North Carolina (EDT) Eclipse Starts Totality Starts Duration of Totality
Franklin 1:06 PM 2:35 PM 2m 30s

Georgia

Out of the 12 states within the path of the Total Eclipse George has the smallest area with only the very Northern tip of the state seeing total darkness. Viewing times vary by just a few minutes across the Total Eclipse path in your state so use this map as a general referrence for viewing times in your area. Also see South Carolina's path as it may be closer to some of you in the Southern part of Georgia.

Georgia Solar Eclipse
Georgia (EDT) Eclipse Starts Totality Starts Duration of Totality
Clayton 1:06 PM 2:35 PM 2m 35s

South Carolina

South Carolina's got it good! The Total Eclipse path will pass through the state and include the three large urban areas of Greenville, Columbia and Charleston.

South Carolina Solar Eclipse
South Carolina (EDT) Eclipse Starts Totality Starts Duration of Totality
Greenville 1:09 PM 2:38 PM 2m 10s
Columbia 1:13 PM 2:41 PM 2m 30s
Charleston 1:16 PM 2:46 PM 1m 33s







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